Amakhosi have had an inconsistent season but still managed to put a smile on their supporters’ faces on the last day of the season
Kaizer Chiefs ended their disappointing season in the PSL on a high as they sneaked into the top eight with a 1-0 win over TS Galaxy at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The only goal of a somewhat cagey game between teams eighth and ninth on the log was scored by Samir Nurkovic in the 26th minute.
It was the goal that put a smile on Amakhosi fans considering the fact that a couple of days ago, the team was battling not to fall into the promotion/relegation play-offs.
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The former champions ended the season with 36 points from the 30 matches played after managing eight wins, 12 draws, and 10 losses. They scored 34 goals and conceded 37 in the process.
The Rockets’ loss put them in the ninth position with 36 points as well but their inferior goal difference meant they will not play in the lucrative MTN 8 competition next season.
Here are the fans’ reactions after Chiefs defied the odds to finish in the top eight.
They sad we going to playoffs and they never thought we can surprise them
— Johann Ndlovu (@JohannNdlovu) June 6, 2021
Ba hire re bone… Don’t just tweet.
Well done 🙌 we’re within top 8 with our own resources.
— Carnel (@boitumelo_koena) June 6, 2021
Dear kaizer chiefs fans, don’t let anyone make you feel small for your achievement. Damn I was over the moon yesterday. We know our stuggles. Let’s celebrate our victory in peace tuu
— call me tee m (@Tee4l) June 6, 2021
Give Zwane and Sheppard but add Dan Malesela in that mix, I promise you, Chiefs will be unstoppable next season.
Baxter is soooo boring with his defensive football. We are in this mess because of him! He removed our DNA introduced something completely different😏😏😏
— Mafia (@mkhonza12) June 6, 2021
@KaizerChiefs Congrats Amakhosi for being at Top 8 PSL log. Your last two games were not easy . It’s the first time in almost 10 years to win all the last two remaining fixtures. Zwane & Shepherd have brocken the record.
— Masai.Com (@Salaninkuna) June 6, 2021
Kaizer chiefs reaching top 8 spot… Is trending more than Sundowns wining the League small teams will remain small.. #kaizerchiefs
— Lusikisiki mpondo Bizo10 (@Sibuliso3) June 6, 2021
After Arthur Zwane won 2 last games with same Football they’ve been playing the same season and Kaizer Chiefs supporters are saying He’s a better coach than Gavin Hunt and he must be given a chance pic.twitter.com/QucC2Lq2QP
— WILLOW 🎭 (@WILLOW_CD) June 6, 2021
Thanks for winning the game yesterday, today as l celebrate my birthday l feel gud that we r inn top 8
— 06-June its my birthday today🎁🎈🎉🎇🍷🍻🎂🎈🍷🎂 (@MzizeNkosie) June 6, 2021
So your standards have dropped that you celebrate top eight finish? Please God help Kaizer Chiefs
— Danny 🇿🇦 (@danielranoko) June 6, 2021